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A portrait of young Mary White (1904-1921) wearing a dress and a decorated hat tied with a wide satin ribbon bow. Mary was the daughter of William Allen White, who was the owner and editor of "The Emporia Gazette" newspaper in Emporia, Kansas. Her death as the result of a horse-riding accident in 1921 lead her father to write a famous eulogy, "Mary White," that was published in his newspaper on August 17, 1921.
Date: Around 1910
Item Number: 208243
Call Number: B White, Mary Katherine *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208243
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1910s
Home and Family - Children - Girls
Home and Family - Clothing - Hats
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Children
People - Notable Kansans - White, William Allen, 1868-1944
Places - Cities and towns - Emporia
Places - Counties - Lyon
Type of Material - Photographs